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AUTHOR: Madrona Managing Directors | November 2, 2021

Seattle is recognized worldwide for its outsize influence on incubating world-changing technologies. But fewer people realize that our city’s tech economy might never have materialized without the foresight, curiosity, and work ethic of Madrona’s co-founder Tom Alberg. Adding to his list of accomplishments, today Tom debuts as an author with the publication of Flywheels: How… LEARN MORE >

AUTHORS: Aseem Datar and Tim Porter | October 14, 2021

So, what exactly is an Intelligent application? Simply put, it is a SaaS application that leverages ML or is infused with AI to act dynamically based on evolving situations.  A simple example would be an application that dynamically adjusts routes to a store for a consumer based on real time inventory status for his or… LEARN MORE >

AUTHORS: Ishani Ummat and Matt McIlwain | October 7, 2021

We couldn’t be more excited to announce our investment in Yoodli. We met Varun and Esha a few months ago, but it feels as if we’ve known each other a lifetime. From our first meeting at the AI2 incubator, it was clear to us that this team is special. The energy they brought into the… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Steve Singh | October 4, 2021

There were many amazing things about my life at Concur. At the very top were the people I was privileged to work alongside. And how we approached everything we did. A consistent request of everyone, was to “imagine the way the world should work – independent of what is good for us as a company… LEARN MORE >

AUTHORS: Hope Cochran and Ishani Ummat | October 1, 2021

Founders Yaprak and David DeCarmine Today we are thrilled to announce our investment in Game Jolt – a community platform for Gen-Z gamers and creators. We first met CEO, Yaprak DeCarmine, back in 2019 and were immediately struck by her clarity of vision. Quickly, we began to realize that the combination of David and Yaprak… LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Rania Uppal | September 27, 2021

This past year, Madrona and the Singh Family Foundation initiated and ran an intern program focused on under-represented groups in the technology industry.  A cross-functional team at Madrona worked with outside groups including Summer Search, Rainier Scholars, the Foster School to understand their students’ needs and match them to exciting opportunities within the Madrona portfolio…. LEARN MORE >

AUTHOR: Katie Braden | September 20, 2021

This past year, Madrona and the Singh Family Foundation initiated and ran an intern program focused on under-represented groups in the technology industry.  A cross-functional team at Madrona worked with outside groups including Summer Search, Rainier Scholars, the Foster School, and local colleges including Bellevue College to understand their students’ needs and help match them… LEARN MORE >

We are excited to share more about why we led A-Alpha Bio’s Series A round announced today and to congratulate David, Randolph and their team on their vision and progress to date.  A-Alpha is a platform life sciences company unlocking the opportunities to understand and leverage Protein-Protein Interactions (PPIs) for drug discovery.  They are building… LEARN MORE >


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In this week’s episode, investor Matt McIlwain speaks with CEO of Accolade, Raj Singh.  Raj & Steve Singh (now a Madrona investor)  along with Mike Hilton started Concur in… LEARN MORE >

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In this episode of Founded and Funded, Anu Sharma continues her deep dive into commercial open source projects and talks to Jeremiah Lowin, the founder and CEO of LEARN MORE >

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Going back to the archives to bring forward one of our most popular episodes which is a deep dive on Hope Cochran’s journey to investor, public board member and colleague.  She tells… LEARN MORE >

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In this episode of Founded and Funded, Madrona Managing Director, Scott Jacobson, and co-founder and CEO of Knock, Demetri Themelis, team up to talk about Knock’s fundraising journey. Deciding… LEARN MORE >

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In this episode, we team with Madrona Partner, Anu Sharma who hosts her own podcast, Traction, as she talks to the founder of former Madrona portfolio company Heptio,… LEARN MORE >


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